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The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

A Cross-Country Battle over American Higher Education.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Murray To Resign as SEAS Dean at Year's End

Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

Harvard Computer Society
College

Rebooting the Harvard Computer Society

The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.

First Day of CS50
College

Yale Considers Proposal To Offer CS50 Next Fall

If the proposal is approved, Malan’s CS50 lectures would be streamed to Yale, where an on-the-ground instructor and support staff will hold standard sections and office hours, according to Yale Computer Science Department head Joan Feigenbaum.

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning

Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera, talks in a crowded lecture hall on Thursday at Maxwell Dworkin about deep learning in computer programs, inspired by human neural networks.

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk
SEAS

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk

Audience members enjoy ice cream in Maxwell Dworkin on Thursday afternoon before a talk by Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera.

First Day of CS50
College Administration

CS50 Introduces New Integrity Policy, Bypassing Ad Board

Students who violate academic honesty standards in CS50 may no longer be referred to the Ad Board for investigation, under a newly formalized “regret clause."

cs50 intro
Computer Science

This, Too, Is CS50.

Computer Science

Tech Terms: A Guide for the Non Tech-Savvy

Confused by all the tech jargon STEM concentrators are always bandying about? Us too, but we’ve managed to figure out Wikipedia, so here are some simple, plain English definitions for some common tech terms that you might see on the Internet, hear on the street, or have to explain to your grandmother.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
College

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Facebook Sign
Scrutiny

Facebook Sign

"I want the Facebook sign in the background," exclaimed CS50 staff photographer as CS50 TFs posed in front of the entrance to Puzzle Day. The Facebook-sponsored event was held at the i-lab.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
Scrutiny

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

Binary Lights

Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science David J. Malan uses lights to teach binary code.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

This is CS50

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time